What really occurred in Spain's Forgotten War? Years of research were necessary to dig out long-concealed information about that desperate anti-Franco guerrilla conflict. Though the events recounted in this book occurred more than half a century ago, they have never been more relevant than today as Spain struggles to come to terms with its recent history.
David Baird is a Shropshire-born writer who has travelled the world in seek of adventure. An experienced foreign correspondent, editor and photographer, he has worked on newspapers and magazines from Ottawa and Oswestry to Hong Kong and Antwerp, including The Times of London, the Daily Express, the Brisbane Telegraph and the Far Eastern Economic Review.
For some years resident in a village in southern Spain, he has twice won Spain's national travel-writing award for foreign writers and journalists. His reports on Spain, Portugal and North Africa have appeared in many publications, including Maclean's Magazine (Toronto), The Economist, Daily Telegraph, International Herald Tribune, Boston Globe, Sydney Morning Herald and South China Morning Post.
His most recent books, published by Maroma Press, are:
*Sunny Side Up - The 21st century hits a Spanish village (new edition)
*Typhoon Season - a fast-paced thriller set in Hong Kong
*Between Two Fires - Guerrilla war in the Spanish sierras -- a highly praised documentary of a forgotten conflict which followed the Spanish Civil War
*Don't Miss The Fiesta! - a stranger arrives in a remote Spanish village and finds himself embroiled in disturbing events
His other books include:
*Inside Andalusia - travels in southern Spain
*East of Malaga - Essential guide to the Axarquía and Costa Tropical
*Versatile Guide to Spain
*Back Roads of Southern Spain - exploring the lesser-known parts of Andalusia
*The Incredible Gulf - travel in the Australian Outback